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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-8905

Xen through 4.6.x on 64-bit platforms mishandles a failsafe callback, which might allow PV guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS, aka XSA-215.
Publish Date : 2017-05-11 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 682

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-8905

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.6.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 6

- References For CVE-2017-8905

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98436
BID 98436 Xen CVE-2017-8905 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2017-05-26
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-11
GENTOO GLSA-201705-11
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038388
SECTRACK 1038388
https://blog.xenproject.org/2017/05/02/updates-on-xsa-213-xsa-214-and-xsa-215/ CONFIRM
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-215.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-8905

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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